Romania Community Board in action

The TELUS International Romania Community Board has donated $600,000 since 2017 to 113 grassroots projects, charities and organizations.

2023 application deadlines

Please note the application deadline time on the dates listed is midnight in the local time zone.

  • April 5, 2024

  • October 18, 2024

Grégoire Vigroux

Grégoire Vigroux (Chair)

Serial entrepreneur and business angel

Grégoire Vigroux has co-founded or invested in more than 20 businesses across Eastern Europe, his largest venture until now being CallPoint, a company he co-founded 16 years ago and was later acquired by TELUS International.

More recently, Grégoire’s launched two businesses, include: Beyond Business School - an EMBA program designed to help entrepreneurs and managers take their career to the next level and build the new generation of Romanian business leaders: and, bonapp.eco - a start-up that combats food waste by connecting users with local food retailers, including grocery stores, restaurants, gas stations, bakeries, coffee shops and hotels.  

Moreover, Grégoire’s business venture portfolio includes refurbished smartphones online store, Recommerce Group Eastern Europe; crowdfunding platform, Seedblink; corporate carpooling app, Teamway; Romanian edition of Gault & Millau; sustainable insect producer, Nasekomo; media companies, Le Petit Journal and Romania Insider; co-working hub, Puzl; Guerilla marketing agency, Emova etc.

Additionally, Grégoire is part of the French Tech global community, where he serves as Co-Founder and President in Romania. At the same time, he also supports several NGOs, and has made a significant contribution to the activity of the TELUS International Romania Community Board since its launch in 2017.

Grégoire believes that entrepreneurs have an increasing role to play in shaping a meaningful world, and that their success must come with responsibility, profits with purpose, growth with progress, and prosperity with philanthropy.

Corina Tiu
Corina Tiu (Vice-Chair)

Vice-president of Operations, TELUS International Romania

Sotiris Chatzidakis
Sotiris Chatzidakis

Executive Vice President, CEO Clubs

Sergiu Manea
Sergiu Manea

President, Banca Comerciala Romana

Medeea Marinescu
Medeea Marinescu

Romanian actress and casting director

Mirela Nemtanu
Mirela Nemtanu

Executive Director, Hospices of Hope Romania

Carmen Iliescu
Carmen Iliescu

L&D and LA Senior Manager, TELUS International Romania

Iulia Sevestreanu
Iulia Sevestreanu

Account Manager, TELUS International Romania

Andreea Lapadatu
Andreea Lapadatu

Community Board prime, TELUS International Romania